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Noah

Sir Edward Burne-Jones (British, Birmingham 1833–1898 Fulham )

Maker:
Morris & Company
Date:
February 1, 1874
Medium:
Charcoal
Dimensions:
Sheet: 45 3/4 × 15 3/4 in. (116.2 × 40 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1948
Accession Number:
48.52
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: On back of wooden panel: "Derby College Nave" and "F. P. 143"

  • Provenance

    Morris & Company, to the following for £25 (Cartoon book, 108); Denham & Co. (New York), bought June 6, 1902; Vendor: Polly Alloway

  • References

    A. Charles Sewter The Stained Glass of William Morris and His Circle. New Haven and London, 1974, pp. 37-43, 48-50 (windows at Jesus College Chapel, Cambridge); fig. 428 (Four-light window with Noah, Cambridge); fig. 539 (Noah window, Brampton, Cumberland, 1878).

    John Christian "Painter-designer or Designer-Painter?" The Journal of Stained Glass: Burne-Jones Special Issue. vol. 35, 2011, pp. 18-42 (overview, MMA work not mentioned).

    Fiona MacCarthy "'As good work as I do': Burne-Jones and Stained Glass" The Journal of Stained Glass: Burne-Jones Special Issue. vol. 35, 2011, pp. 8-16 (general discussion, MMA work not mentioned).

    A. Charles Sewter The Stained Glass of William Morris and His Circle - A Catalogue. New Haven and London, 1975, pp. 43, 243, 309: Catalogue II: 1873-4: Jesus College, Cambridge, Nave S side, 2nd from West, no. 3: Noah (window, account book entry, Feb. 1, 1874); Check-list: 1874; Index of Subjects: Noah-g (1874 Noah window, and later repetitions).

    Duncan Robinson, Stephen Wildman Morris & Company in Cambridge Ex. cat.: Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, September 30 to November 16. 1980, pp. 39-43 (other Morris & Company designs for windows at Jesus College Chapel).

    Douglas E. Schoenherr "Edward Burne-Jones's Account Books with Morris & Company (1861–1900): an annotated edition" The Journal of Stained Glass. vol. 35, 2012, pp. 144, 212.

    Douglas E. Schoenherr "The 'Cartoon' Book and Morris & Company's sale of Burne-Jones's cartoons in 1901–1904" Journal of Stained Glass. vol. 29, 2005, pp. 107-108 (same subject; possibly the same work).

    Morris & Company's Stained Glass for the Chapel of Cheadle Royal Hospital, From Designs by William Morris & Edward Burne-Jones. Haslam & Whiteway, 2008, p. 17, fig. 13 (1909 Noah window), ill.

    Malcolm Bell Edward Burne-Jones: A Record and Review. George Bell & Sons , and New York, 1892, p. 116, Appendix II (List of Cartoons for Stained Glass Windows Designed by Mr. Burne-Jones, 1874; Noah, for Jesus College, Cambridge).



  • See also
362260

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